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're greatest sports her jobs ted williams? >> absolutely. >> not a close second? >> bobby orr. ted williams, an amazingly rich complex figure both in life and on the athletic field. and literally, steve, you were saying larger-than-life figure, no doubt about it larger-than-life. the thing that interests me most about the book is the character portrait of his life. i mean the fact that, you know, you literally could think he was two different people, you know. spitting at the fans in 1957, his feuds with what he called the knights of the keyboard. if you got to know him or if you didn't know him, the big loud booming voice, get in here, what's up, what are you doing, talk about the complexity of his character. >> he was an angry guy. but that was also -- >> what was he angry about? >> i think he was angry at the circumstance of his childhood which was really rough. his father was never around. the mother just this religious zealot who tried to get ted to martin salvation army band and beat the bass drum. you can imagine how that went over. and so he had a lot of resentment and he was able t
. >> after 25 days of not eating, he broke the fast with bobby kennedy at his side. mr. chavez first took communion, and senator kennedy passed him a piece of bred. his first food after 25 days. that happened 45 years ago. this winter, it is elisao medena. he started last month with immigration reform. the day after thanksgiving, president obama and first lady michelle obama went to visit him and the activities on the national mall where they had been without food for 20 days. he said he supported their cause, he believed it was not a matter of if but when, they would finally take a vote on immigration, but he also voiced concern for the health of the people that had been fasting for so long. he suggested they take a break for their own health, let somebody else fast next. today, he did that after 22 days without food, he broke his fast. he passed it on to senator robert kennedy's grandson, congressman joe kennedy of massachusetts. he will join with the others in fasting for 24 hours and he will pass it on to others. this is part of an emotional and intense effort to try to push ut house
of impeachment, a long investigation by bobby kennedy's top guy. they weren't making stupid, snarky remarks. this clown show, this is what they're doing. they don't have a case. >> these folks who are part of this clown show, they take this very seriously. >> they do? >> is it showing off? >> keep something in mind, though, chris, that hearing that happened yesterday, that's the first sort of public hearing here in washington in official capacity of this impeachment talk. during the summer in august when they were all out at their town hall meetings, this came up time and time again. >> do you think they're dropping the dime. they're trying to get the word out there and trying to get it in play, the word? do you think it's systematic? >> the word is already out thayer. people started talking about this because they're still pushing the notion that the president is in the white house illegitimately. that's, that was behind the scenes. now -- >> ted cruz was born in canada to an american mother just like the president was. even though he was born in honolulu. that's part of the united states,
to bobby rush and you got in your car and drove out in the burbs with a map next to you in the passenger seat and said i'm going to do this thing. how many kids here want to go into politics? >> that's a pretty good number. >> are they right? >> it continues to be a way to serve that i think can be noble. it's hard. it can be frustrating. you got to have a thick skin. and i know it's tempting to say, you know what, why would i want to get in the mud like that and get slapped around and subjected to all kinds of scrutiny. and so for those people who say i'd rather serve in other ways through nonprofits or through starting a great business and work with people who are completely on my side all the time instead of trying to undermine what i'm trying to get done, i understand that. and god bless you. that's part of what makes this country great. you know, we're not completely government centered. we've got all kinds of folks who are doing great stuff all around the country. but i tell you, the satisfaction you get when you've passed a law or you've taken an executive action and somebody come
political career. this just my personal observation. you lost that race to bobby rush and you got in your car and drove out in the burbs with a map next to you in the passenger seat and said i'm going to do this thing. how many kids here want to go into politics? >> that's a pretty good number. >> are they right? >> it continues to be a way to serve that i think can be noble. it's hard. it can be frustrating. you got to have a thick skin. and i know it's tempting to say, you know what, why would i want to get in the mud like that and get slapped around and subjected to all kinds of scrutiny. and so for those people who say i'd rather serve in other ways through nonprofits or through starting a great business and work with people who are completely on my side all the time instead of trying to undermine what i'm trying to get done, i understand that. and god bless you. that's part of what makes this country great. you know, we're not completely government centered. we've got all kinds of folks who are doing great stuff all around the country. but i tell you, the satisfaction you get when yo
part of your career, i love studying politicians, you lost that race in the south side to bobby rush and you got in your car and drove out into the burbs and you said, i'm going to do this thing. how many kids here want to go into politics? >> that's a pretty good number. >> are they right? >> it continues to be a way to serve that i think can be noble. it's hard. it can be frustrating. you've got to have a thick skin. and i know it's tempting to say, you know what, why would i want to get in the mud like that and get slapped around and subjected to all kinds of scrutiny and so for those people who say i'd rather serve in other ways, through nonprofits or through starting a great business and work with people who are completely on my side all the time instead of trying to undermine what i'm trying to get done, i understand that. and god bless you. that's part of what makes this court great. we're not completely government centered. we've got all kinds of folks who are doing great stuff all around the country. but i tell you, the satisfaction you get when you've passed a law or taken
. because i love studying politicians. you lost that race to bobby rush and you got in your car and drove out in the burbs with a map next to you in the passenger seat and said i'm going to do this thing. how many kids here want to go into politics? >> that's a pretty good number. >> are they right? >> it continues to be a way to serve that i think can be noble. it's hard. it can be frustrating. you got to have a thick skin. and i know it's tempting to say, you know what, why would i want to get in the mud like that and get slapped around and subjected to all kinds of scrutiny. and so for those people who say i'd rather serve in other ways through nonprofits or through starting a great business and work with people who are completely on my side all the time instead of trying to undermine what i'm trying to get done, i understand that. and god bless you. that's part of what makes this country great. you know, we're not completely government centered. we've got all kinds of folks who are doing great stuff all around the country. but i tell you, the satisfaction you get when you've passed a
swaps one of my snacks for a yoplait. i don't mind, i mean it's orange crème. and when mom said bobby was too edgy... 'sup girl. i just swapped him out for tyler. 'sup girl. mom never questioned bobby again. two can play at this game. [ female announcer ] swap one snack a week for a yoplait. and everybody wins. yoplait. it is so good. ♪ >> let me just show you something here, this is something that's been greeting you wherever you go. that's a television microphone. what did you think when you first saw it? >> well i was telling somebody in cape town and i saw it, i thought it was a weapon and i was very careful to see it move toward me i moved a little bit back to remain at a safe distance. i was seeing it for the first time. >> from prisoner to president, this morning the world is remembering nelson mandela who sacrificed 27 years of his life in prison so that south africa might be free from the bonds of apartheid. the civil rights icon is dead at the age of 95. >> and heroic sacrifices have made it possible for me to be here today. i, therefore, have placed the remaining years of
bobby was an enlisted man teenager. he had that credibility to make that charge. we're going to where kennedy gave his great american university speech. i'll allude to that. kennedy gave this great speech there the peace speech. but he said something i remembered ever since i read it. problems of man are manmade. they can be solved by man. in the past man has solved the seemingly unsolvable. he can do it again. that sense of national confidence that we can solve our problems especially the ones we create can we bring it back. i think that's what the country want back. they want trust. there's a lot of trust problems out there because promises were made for health care. that's a trust problem he has to deal with. i think he's also a very difficult opposition out there of people on the other side not boehner but people behind him that boehner has to deal with who from the very beginning wanted to destroy this presidency. some is just good old ideology. the way they treated this guy is unusual in our history. that ought to be pointed out. maybe tonight is not the night to do it. >> i wou
a national set of strategic goals, this one. >> bobby jindal asked me to go out to the republican governor's association. went out. talked to a couple of panels. had dinner there. i was stunned. i was stunned that these republican governors were all talking solutions. i'm sure democratic governors are doing the same thing. haley said we can't afford to shut down the government. i was blown away by how positive and forward thinking they were. how they worked with democrats because they had to work with democrats. man, talk about being a governor and then being a senator and is it getting any better? >> well, it's hard to compare any job to governor. that's one of the better jobs in the country. jon and i became very close friends working through the national governor's association. it wasn't a republican or democrat problem. we found somebody that had a fix whether it's education, highways, helping the elderly or veterans. we would call each other and said how did do you that. he would say try this. we're missing that. it's difficult. it's so highly charged from the standpoint of, there's s
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